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Charity Summary

Charity Details

The Foundation for the Dunedin Civic Orchestra
DSO Foundation

Registration details

June 30

Address for service

PO Box 5571
Dunedin Central
65 Hanover Street
Dunedin Central

Charity's other details

03 4775623

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

Makes grants to organisations (including other charities), undertakes fund-raising in the cultural sector, with the general public and young people being the main beneficiaries.

Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.

Provides other finance (e.g. investment funds)

Makes grants to organisations (including schools or other charities)


Arts / culture / heritage

Other charities

Children / young people, General public

Entity Structure

The Foundation is an incorporated society with provision for up to six Trustees.

Annual Returns

Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.


This charity has been granted an exemption from filing an annual return by 31 December 2008 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 31 December 2009.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
31/12/2023 - - - To be filed To be filed
31/12/2022 20/06/2023 $56,888 $1,917
31/12/2021 16/06/2023 $114,540 $917
31/12/2020 1/06/2021 $39,005 $917
31/03/2020 31/05/2021 $23,595 $3,332
30/04/2019 1/06/2019 $7,283 $804
30/04/2018 27/05/2018 $1,682 $750
30/04/2018 30/04/2018 $2,828 $3,250
31/12/2015 24/12/2015 $6,968 $750
31/12/2014 24/12/2014 $6,996 $3,250

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Rhodes Haddon Vivian Donald Trustee 30/06/2021
Megan Bartlett Trustee 29/05/2019
Andrew George Alastair Hamilton Treasurer 2/03/2016

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Neville Peat Vice-Chairman 30/06/2021
Lee Vandervis Trustee 2/12/2019
Brendan James Gray Chair 27/05/2019
Timothy Morris Black Trustee 1/03/2016
Bevan Richard Neale Dodds Trustee 6/03/2014
Paul Orders Trustee 1/12/2013
Henry Mabley Johnson Trustee 30/06/2010
Margaret Dorothy MacKenzie Trustee 30/06/2010
Philip James Harland Trustee 30/06/2010
Philippa Mary Maude Harris Trustee 30/06/2010

Charity Updates

Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.
Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
5/06/2023 NOC012
24/02/2021 NOC009
12/12/2013 NOC005
18/12/2012 AR005
15/12/2011 AR004

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